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Preliminary results from the first round of parliamentary elections suggested that the electoral coalition 'For the Love of Egypt' ('Fī Hob Misr') has made sweeping gains, with Al-Nūr Party far behind in second place.
Egypt's workers played a major role in the surge of protests that swept across the country in the 2000s, leading to the undermining and eventual fall of the regime of Husni Mubārak in 2011. Despite subsequent regime crackdowns on domestic dissent, the independent labor movement continued its...
Sources: The government of Yemen is considering severing diplomatic relations with Iran Sources have revealed that the government of Yemen is considering severing diplomatic ties with Iran following attacks by students on the Yemeni Embassy in Tehran. This comes after Iran has expressed its...
Al-Ghanu̅shi̅: We did not hold the presidency in order to protect the nascent democracy and to avoid the fate of Egypt Speaking at an event for the I̅bn al-Rashid Prize for Freedom of Thought, Ra̅shid al-Ghanu̅shi̅, the head of the Islamic Revival Movement in Tunis, has stated that the movement...
The Muslim Brotherhood is a difficult subject to tackle. Some of this is the fault of others – there appears to be significant bias against them in many quarters. Some of this is their own fault – they are a closed organization accountable to no government oversight.  
This subject is not as easy to address as it may appear at first glance. The references are scattered through folds in the tapestry of time, so to truly understand this topic one must spend time and delve deep into its past."
Ignoring a petition from Pope Shenouda III, hundreds of Copts yesterday continued a nine-day sit-in outside the official TV Building near the Cairo Nile, as investigations proved recent clashes in the area were not religiously motivated. More Copts joined the protest asking for perpetrators in...
The Military Council of the Armed Forces ratified death sentences against three leaders of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah group, and nine others with similar sentences.
Al-Nūr Mosque in the al-'Abasīyah district in Cairo has witnessed unrest in recent weeks. The land on which the mosque was built was originally given to al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, headed by Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah. Its followers prevented the mosque preacher, Shaykh Ahmad Turk, from ascending...
A few thousands salafists gathered in front of al-Nūr mosque in 'Abāsīyah on April 19, 2011, demanding the returning of Kāmīliyā Shihātah. After the protest, salafists rallied from the mosque to the headquarter of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, chanting slogans against Coptic Pope...

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